Equitable Group Inc. (TSE:EQB) Director Daniel Lee Dickinson sold 600 shares of the stock in a transaction on Thursday, December 7th. The stock was sold at an average price of C$68.91, for a total transaction of C$41,346.00.

Equitable Group Inc. (EQB) traded down C$0.77 during mid-day trading on Friday, hitting C$68.23. 13,708 shares of the company traded hands, compared to its average volume of 55,814. Equitable Group Inc. has a 52 week low of C$36.15 and a 52 week high of C$74.66.

The firm also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Thursday, January 4th. Investors of record on Friday, December 15th will be issued a dividend of $0.25 per share. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, December 14th. This represents a $1.00 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 1.47%. This is a positive change from Equitable Group’s previous quarterly dividend of $0.24. Equitable Group’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is currently 9.59%.

A number of equities analysts have recently commented on the stock. Laurentian Bank of Canada decreased their price target on shares of Equitable Group from C$74.00 to C$72.00 in a report on Monday, November 13th. Scotiabank increased their price target on shares of Equitable Group from C$64.00 to C$68.00 and gave the stock a “sector perform” rating in a report on Monday, November 13th. TD Securities increased their target price on shares of Equitable Group from C$71.00 to C$74.00 in a report on Monday, November 13th. Laurentian reduced their target price on shares of Equitable Group from C$74.00 to C$72.00 in a report on Monday, November 13th. Finally, CIBC increased their target price on shares of Equitable Group from C$75.00 to C$81.00 in a report on Monday, November 13th. Three investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and two have given a buy rating to the company’s stock. Equitable Group has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of C$71.86.

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Equitable Group Company Profile

Equitable Group Inc is a financial services business that operates through its wholly owned subsidiary, Equitable Bank (the Bank). Equitable Bank serves retail and commercial customers across Canada with a range of savings solutions and mortgage lending products, offered under the Equitable Bank and EQ Bank brands.

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